Winsome Construction is an Oregon residential custom home builder with a wide breadth of experience in varied aspects of luxury and high performance green¬†building and construction serving Portland, Salem, the Willamette Valley, and the North Oregon Coast. ¬†An Energy Star and Earth Advantage certified builder, we have completed projects using Ferrocement, steel framing, Cobb, ICF construction, and advanced wood framing techniques.¬† We have experience with the construction of bioswales, rainwater catchment, gray water reclamation, and irrigation systems.
Efficient Use of Natural Resources
Winsome focuses on the efficient use of natural resources in projects with the use of FSC Certified, Reclaimed and Recycled materials, job site waste recycling, home deconstruction & reclamation of materials when appropriate, and built-in home recycling systems. Our structures are tight and efficient utilizing high quality materials and superior construction methods to ensure that they will serve their inhabitants well for generations.
Healthy Indoor Air Quality
Winsome also focuses on ensuring healthy indoor air quality by using low VOC and non toxic materials, such as wood, stone, ceramic and wool.¬† Incorporating radon, mold and mildew mitigation practices ensures that the building is not creating poor indoor air quality.¬† Heat Recovery Ventilators in the homes provide whole house ventilation to mitigate off gassing and ensure a healthy level of fresh air exchange.
Winsome emphasizes energy conservation & efficiency both in the construction and the continued functioning of the structure over its lifetime.¬† Standard¬†techniques and technologies¬†include spray foam insulation, super insulated floors & ceilings, low E glazed windows, energy star appliances & fixtures, Compaq fluorescent and LED lights, radiant floor heating,¬†heat pumps, zone heating, solar water panels & more.
Winsome Construction is a proud member of the¬†U.S. Green Building Council¬†with building projects being certified by LEED for Homes. We are a¬†Energy Star and Earth Advantage certified builder with seven accredited projects, six hitting the gold status.¬†We are members of the following local & national professional organizations:
- National Association of Homebuilders
- Oregon Homebuilder’s Association
- U.S. Green Building Council
- McMinnville Chamber of Commerce
- Yamhill County Association of REALTORS¬ģ
- National Association of REALTORS¬ģ
- Earth Advantage
- Energy Trust
- Energy Star
LEED and the related logo is a trademark owned by the U.S. Green Building Council and is used with permission.